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Dr. Jared Bigham, coordinator, Chattanooga 2.0, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Feb. 24, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Chip Henderson, City Council District 1, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Feb. 27, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to whether eating or not.

James McKissic, at East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Ct. Cost is $12.

Larry Schumacher, CEO of Memorial, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, March 2, noon at the Convention Center.

Stacy Lightfoot, PEF, at Downtown Chamber Council Meeting, Thursday, March 2, 7:30-9 a.m. at Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E M L King Blvd. Cost is $15.

Deborah LeVine, on "Going Southern: How to Help Newcomers and Internationals Adapt," at East Ridge Chamber Council Meeting, Thursday, March 2, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at East Ridge Community Center, 1517 Tombras Ave. Cost is $10.

Steve Robinson, long-time resident of Signal Mountain and society member, on that person family historians fear most – The Black Sheep of the Family, at The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society, Tuesday, March 7, 1 p.m. at the Walden Town Hall, 1836 Taft Hwy. Meeting begins at 1 p.m. with refreshments, followed by the business meeting and program at 1:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit

Saxon Henry, local author of "Stranded on the Road to Promise: A Remembrance," at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, March 17, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Toni Weisskopf, president and CEO of Baen Publishing, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, March 24, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Valorie Armstrong with Tennessee American Water at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, March 30, noon at the Convention Center.

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest booking report from Hamilton County: AUSTIN, RYAN BISHOP  121 ALBANY STEET CHATTANOOGA, 37421  Age at Arrest: 34 years old Arresting Agency: East Ridge FUGITIVE (ARREST FOR CRIME IN WALKER CO, GA) --- BAKER, DONALD SCOTT  2012 LAURA STREET CHATTANOOGA, 37406  Age at Arrest: 48 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DOMESTIC ... (click for more)

Just 4,380 Have Voted In The City Election After 9 Days Of Early Voting

Just 4,380 Chattanooga voters have cast ballots after nine days of early voting leading up to the March 7 city election. One day just 48 people showed up at the Northgate voting site. Only 88 went to the most popular early voting site - the election office off Amnicola Highway the same day. The high turnout thus far has been 199 at the election office on Tuesday. The ... (click for more)

CVB Should Share Financials With The Home Folks

The recent debate over the Convention and Visitor's Bureau's funding and budget has gotten ugly. A Hamilton County commissioner has asked questions and made comments about the CVB. The director of the CVB has organized a campaign to dismiss the commissioner's questions and comments. The children on the playground are choosing sides and nothing useful seems to be happening. It's ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Trump's Latest Delight

I was quite amused this week when Donald Trump’s administration “locked out” several news organizations from the daily press briefings at the White House. The reason I loved it because in the 50 years I have spent in the news business, I have been locked out of press conferences, too. To be truthful, I am a longtime veteran of a bunch of “you versus me” squabbles and, if I do say, ... (click for more)

McCallie Advances To D-II Final Four With 67-48 Win

The third time wasn’t the charm for the Pope John Paul II Knights. Playing at McCallie in the quarterfinal round of the Division II state basketball tournament Saturday night, the Knights played better than they had the previous two times they met, but the result was the same as McCallie advanced to the Final Four with a 67-48 victory. McCallie, snipping a three-game losing ... (click for more)

'Canes Roll Past Stone Memorial 62-38 In Region 3-3A Action

East Hamilton was able to shake off a devastating 30-point loss to Cleveland in the District 5-3A championship game earlier in the week and Stone Memorial was victimized by the Hurricanes’ big bounce-back. East Hamilton held the visitors scoreless in the first quarter and went on to shellack the Panthers 62-38 in a history-making victory on its home court Saturday night. ... (click for more)